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Q&A: Raising Kids Who Want To Read

In his new book, <i>Raising Kids Who Read</i>, Daniel Willingham wants to be clear: There's a big difference between teaching kids to read and teaching them to love reading.<p>And Willingham, a parent himself, doesn't champion reading for the obvious reasons — not because research suggests that kids who read …

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Top 10 martial arts movies

Everybody is kung-fu fighting for sure, but it takes more than that to make a great martial arts movie. The Guardian and Observer critics pick the 10 finest ever made<p>• Top 10 movie adaptations • Top 10 animated movies • Top 10 silent movies • Top 10 sports movies • Top 10 film noir • Top 10 …

Astronauts And Mice Return From Space With Altered Eyes

About one in five astronauts report vision changes after space missions. A new, small study in mice takes a look at what might cause those changes at a molecular level.<p>When he rocketed up to the International Space Station in March 2009, NASA astronaut Mike Barratt needed glasses to see things in …

Scientists Can Tell Your Ethnicity From The Germs In Your Mouth

The type of oral bacteria a person carries is determined more by genetics than lifestyle, one study suggests.<p>Every human mouth is unique. In each, a diverse microbial community thrives, in the spit, the plaque, and under the gums. The bacterial cocktail is a little different for everyone. It seems …

Biology

Science Weekly podcast: female fertility and ageing

This week on Science Weekly with <b>Alok Jha</b> we hear from leading reproductive biologist <b>Professor Mary Herbert</b> of the Institute for Ageing and Health at the University of Newcastle about the latest scientific understanding of fertility and ageing in women.<p>Prof Herbert, in conversation with <b>Natalie</b> …

Lupus worse for young African-American women - Futurity

African-American women develop lupus at a much younger age and with more complications than white women do, Emory University researchers say.

Great profits during the Great War?

Ahead of next year's centenary, Elizabeth Bruton and Graeme Gooday ask what were the different motivations of scientists, the military and industry in terms of World War One innovation and research – patriotism, profit, or both?<p>Should innovators profit from warfare? Is it reasonable instead to ask …

How to Eat More Veggies

7 Ways to Eat More Veggies<p>You’ll get MORE than your five a day with these tips—and that’s a very good thing<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Struggling to eat your five servings of vegetables a day? The first step is making sure you have plenty of veggies readily available, says Rachel Berman, R.D., health …

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Yoga

Yes-You-Can Yoga Poses

Certain fitness feats—like finishing a 10-K in less than an hour or busting out 20 real-deal pushups—earn you instant respect. In yoga, holding a handstand (without the help of a wall) or bending your body in half (backward) is a quick way to stand out as a badass.<p>But crowded classes and at-home …

Yoga

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Fitness Junkies: Find A Social Network

Unfortunately, your Facebook and Twitter followers don’t care about your sweat sessions—but these alternatives were designed specifically for workout addicts<p>When you survive a crazy boot camp session or set a personal record on a run, there’s one thing you want to do (besides shower): Tell the …

A Healthy Diet for Runners: Meal Plan

Mix and match any meal in the same category whenever you'd like. Then choose three of our satisfying 100-cal snacks each day, and you'll come to about 1,500 nutrition-packed calories a day. An added bonus: We've added meat-free menus and convenience foods, too. For more healthy snack ideas, check …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

A Beginners' Guide for How to Lose Weight

• <b>Calories per day:</b> Losing weight is all about creating a calorie deficit. One pound equals 3,500 calories, which breaks down to 500 calories a day. Do a combo of exercise and cutting calories to reach 500, and you'll lose a pound a week. You can meet with a nutritionist or your doctor to find a more …

Fitness

Want a Flour Substitute? 5 Delicious Options

Getty Images<p>Soy Flour<p>Ground soybeans deliver calcium, fiber, and more than triple the protein of white pastry flour.<p><b>Best For:</b> Thickening sauces, gravies, or soups; or swapping in (up to one-third the amount) for white flour in non-yeasted recipes.<p><i>Per 1/4 cup: 120 cal, 6 g fat (1 g sat), 8 g carbs</i> …

Women's Health

How to Become a Morning Workout Person<p>Even if you're an early bird, getting up before the sun rises to go sweat your butt off can be seriously daunting. The good news: It's possible to become a morning workout person (with relatively little pain). Just follow these 7 steps<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Pack …

Oatmeal: Your Healthiest Breakfast Yet

Boost Your oatmeal with these recipes<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Oatmeal's health-food reputation is so solid, you might not think to check the label. But some brands cram in artificial ingredients and sweeteners that displace the heart-smart, waistline-trimming benefits. Luckily, there's an easy …

Running for Beginners: Proper Running Form

<b>In Midair</b> ›Don't swing your hips from side to side. (You're running, not salsa dancing!) ›Swing your arms straight back and forth; don't cross your body's central line. ›Keep your shoulders back and relaxed. ›Think of bending your knees and flexing your ankles to form 90-degree angles.<p><b>Back on the</b> …

Women's Health

Have Your Best (At-Home) Workout Ever<p>7 tips to boost your motivation—and calorie burn—for a better at-home workout<p>Stockbyte/Thinkstock<p>Who needs a fancy-pants gym membership<p>when you've got everything you need—your body and about 20 feet of space—at home? Problem is, you've also got a sink full of …